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" BRIGHT star ! would I were steadfast as thou art— Not in lone splendour hung aloft the night. And watching, with eternal lids apart. Like Nature's patient sleepless Eremite, The moving waters at their priestlike task Of pure ablution round earth's human... "
John Keats: A Literary Biography - Page 205
by Albert Elmer Hancock - 1908 - 234 pages
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English Men of Letters, Volume 13

John Morley - 1894
...of his thought and feeling : " Bright star, would I were stedfast as them art, Not in lone splendour hung aloft the night And watching, with eternal lids...Eremite, The moving waters at their priestlike task Of cold ablution round earth's human shores, Or gazing on the new soft-fallen mask Of snow upon the mountains...
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English poetry from Blake to Browning

William Macneile Dixon - Literary Criticism - 1894 - 204 pages
...speaks in his most mature tone, it is the accent of Sophocles, not the accent of Spenser, we hear ' The moving waters at their priest-like task Of pure ablution round earth's human shores. ' ' Like anxious men Who on wide plains gather in panting troops, When earthquakes jar their battlements...
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Belgravia: A London Magazine, Volume 87

History - 1895
...into the secrets of nature. " Bright star, would I were stedfast as thou art, Not in lone splendour hung aloft the night And watching, with eternal lids...Eremite, The moving waters at their priestlike task Of cold ablution round earth's human shores, Or gazing on the new soft-fallen mask Of snow upon the mountains...
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Poet Lore, Volume 7

Poetry - 1895
...hardly a matter of clear consciousness, and the threads are wellnigh inextricable, as in Keats : — " The moving waters at their priestlike task Of pure ablution round earth's human shores." One of the simplest and at the same time most magnificent examples of what I mean is the line from...
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Poems

John Keats - Poetry - 1896 - 302 pages
.../ XVI. " Bright Star !" BRIGHT star ! would I were steadfast as thou art,— Not in lone splendour hung aloft the night, And watching, with eternal lids...ablution round earth's human shores, Or gazing on the new soft fallen mask Of snow upon the mountains and the moors — No — yet still steadfast, still unchangeable,...
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Poems

John Keats - Poetry - 1896 - 302 pages
...sink. XVL " Bright Star !" BRIGHT star! would I were steadfast as thou art»«» Not in lone splendour hung aloft the night, And watching, with eternal lids...Eremite, The moving waters at their priestlike task 5 Or gazing on the new soft fallen mask Of snow upon the mountains and the moors — No — yet still...
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Poems

John Keats - Poetry - 1896 - 302 pages
...sink. XVI. " Bright Star t" BRIGHT star ! would I were steadfast as thou art — Not in lone splendour hung aloft the night, And watching, with eternal lids...Eremite, The moving waters at their priestlike task 5 Or gazing on the new soft fallen mask Of snow upon the mountains and the moors — No — yet still...
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A handbook of English literature

William Hall Griffin - Literary Collections - 1897 - 384 pages
...word' of its author: — ' Bright Star ! would I vrero steadfast as thou art— Not in lone splendour hung aloft the night, And watching, with eternal lids...ablution round earth's human shores; Or gazing on the new soft fallen mask Of snow upon the mountains and the moors :— ' i~a — yet still steadfast, still...
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English Sonnets

Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch - Sonnets, English - 1897 - 223 pages
...eyes, KEATS' LAST SONNET BRIGHT STAR ! would I were steadfast as thou art— Not in lone splendour hung aloft the night, And watching with eternal lids...ablution round earth's human shores, Or gazing on the new soft fallen mask Of snow upon the mountains and the moors — No — yet still steadfast, still unchangeable,...
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A HANDBOOK OF ENGLISH LITERATURE ORIGINALLY COMPILED BY AUSTIN DOBSON

W. HALL GRIFFIN - 1897
...author:— * Bright Star! would I were steadfast as tUou art—• Not in lone splendour hung aloft tho night, And watching, with eternal lids apart, Like...ablution round earth's human shores, Or gazing on the new soft fallen mask Of snow upon the mountains and the moors:~ * No—yet still steadfast, still unchangeable,...
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